Meaning of “on high” in the English Dictionary

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"on high" in British English

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on high

literary in heaven:

God looked down from on high.

mainly humorous If an order comes from on high, it comes from someone in a position of authority:

Instructions came from on high to reduce our travel expenses.

(Definition of “on high” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)